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Vocational services and retraining in L&I workers’ compensation claims in Washington State

Workers compensation L&I claim vocational services and retraining

Introduction

If you’re in the process of working on your workers’ compensation claim or L&I claim, you might be eligible for vocational services. Vocational services are a somewhat complex benefit under the Industrial Insurance Act, because while other benefits are provided as a matter of right under the Act, vocational benefits are discretionary. This means that injured workers are provided with vocational benefits only if the Director exercises discretion to grant them vocational benefits. However, because the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) has conducted several studies that suggest injured workers… Continue reading.

 

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